Sophia was asked to be involved in a photoshoot for marie claire (November edition; on sale from 3 October). She was one of three environmental Future Shapers featured (along with Danielle Ryan, Filmmaker of The Map to Paradise and Madison Stewart aka Shark Girl). The location for the photoshoot was Coogee Surf LifeSaving Club (Ross Jones Memorial Pool).
Friday October 11 Sophia was asked to share her environmental journey at Apple Australia/NZ in celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child (breakfast session). Staff were encouraged to bring their daughters. The event was hosted at Apple HQ, 20 Martin Place. The opportunity came via Mr Tom Lee, Director Innovation & Technology @ Monte Sant Angelo after follow up by Tony King, Apple Vice President of South Asia & Australia/NZ.
To garner public support a media event is being organised for Thursday October 17 @ 9 am by Kate Washington, NSW Shadow Minister for the Environment, with the NSW Leader of the Opposition Jodi McKay and Bob Carr. Location for event to be in the Premier’s electorate. Voting in the Lower House on plastic bag bill is to occur on Thursday